The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Backup Exec skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Backup Exec over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Symantec Backup Exec
UK / Scotland
Rank - 130 103
Contract jobs citing Backup Exec 0 4 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.15% 0.75%
As % of the Systems Management category - 1.80% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 20
Median daily rate - £119 £128
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.03%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £300 £210
% change year-on-year -25.00% +42.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year - +113.02%  

Backup Exec is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 195 222 208
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.40% 8.60% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 131 119
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £241 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £23.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year -16.12% +8.13%  

Backup Exec
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Backup Exec as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for Backup Exec in Scotland

Backup Exec
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Backup Exec in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Backup Exec in Scotland

Backup Exec
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Backup Exec in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Backup Exec in Scotland

Backup Exec
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Backup Exec also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Backup Exec.

1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec
1 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) Google
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) G Suite
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) IBM XIV
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas
2 1 (25.00%) IBM

Backup Exec
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) G Suite
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Backup Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Storage Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Storage and Backup Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Storage Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (25.00%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Google
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas